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‘No military solution’: World powers urge Libya de-escalation

France, Britain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the United States and Italy have called for an immediate end of hostilities around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, and warned that “terrorist groups” are attempting to exploit the country’s security vacuum.

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A quiet conflict is raging in Libya’s desertic south

Eight years after the death of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, two factions are still fighting for control of Libya. In the western city of Tripoli, Libya’s capital, the Government of National Accord (GNA) under Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj has gained diplomatic recognition from the United Nations but struggled to …

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Saving Lives in Libya’s Nightmarish War

On July 3, 2019, an airstrike by the forces of Libyan General Khalifa Haftar on a migrant detention center in Tajura, a neighborhood outside the capital, Tripoli, killed fifty-three migrants and refugees. Scenes of carnage in the ruined facility—“it was horrible, blood is everywhere, somebody’s guts in pieces,” related one …

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Cyrenaica Society to launch initiative for the exchange of war prisoners

The Cyrenaica Society announced on Monday its intention to launch a comprehensive initiative for the exchange of prisoners between the opposing sides in Tripoli’s war, calling on all parties and institutions to contribute to the success of this initiative.

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